Newry BID in partnership with Health Matters are currently offering a FREE workplace health and well-being service through funding provided by the Public Health Agency. The aim of the initiative is to support local businesses through a structured process to improve the overall physical and mental health of their employees.

This is currently year 4 of 4, and the programme has been a resounding success with over 600 businesses in Northern Ireland having availed with huge benefits to employee health being realised. Businesses range from large multinationals to small micro businesses.

Registration is NOW open for new workplaces, for a limited time only and best of all it is completely funded by the Public Health Agency !

An overview of what is provided:

  •  An opportunity to complete an evidence-based and employee wide health & well-being survey to identify areas of priority;
  • A comprehensive and informative report outlining the health of employees;
  • Health Champion training for a nominated individual who will implement and lead the workplace strategy internally;
  • Provision of resources such as action plan templates, guides, questionnaires and literature;
  • Assistance with the development and implementation of a 3-year action plan;
  • Delivery of 2 health & well-being sessions delivered by our specialist coordinators for your staff; &
  • Assistance with the evaluation of all health & well-being initiatives implemented

For further information please click here

Staff from First Derivatives following a ‘5 ways to mental well-being’ workshop delivered by Health Matters.

Health Champions from P&O Ferries, following a ‘Healthy Heart Workshop’ delivered by Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke.

Sabrina from Health@Work NI providing a health information stand.

How to register your interest?

To Register: Complete a Registration of Interest Form and your area provider will be in touch. Alternatively, please contact your area provider via email:

Belfast, Southern or South Eastern Trust areas
Catherine Downey
Health Matters
workplacehealth@healthmattersni.com Northern Trust area Emma McCruddenNorthern Ireland Chest Heart & Strokeemccrudden@nichs.org.uk Western Trust area Sabrina MooreHealth@Work NIsabrina@dhcni.

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